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Enjoy a visit to the Palatine Gallery without stress. Make your on-line reservation in advance to get in, avoiding the long lines at the entrance.The ticket for the Palatine Gallery includes also the entrance to the Modern Art Gallery, The Costume Gallery and The Medici Treasures.
Openings: Open Tuesday to Sunday 8,15 – 18,50
Closed: Mondays, New Year’s Day, May 1st, Christmas Day
Address: Piazza de Pitti, 1, Florence.REDUCED TICKETS
Reduced prices and free tickets.
Reduced tickets: for European Union citizens aged between 18 and 25 years, Teachers of Public Institutions in the EU (Vatican City, Monaco , Switzerland, Luxembourg , Republic of San Marino, Lichtenstein).
Free tickets: for non EU citizens under 18, EU citizens under 18. You will be asked to show your ID card at the entrance for reduced and free tickets.DETAILED INFORMATION
Audioguides: Available in Italian, English, French, German, Spanish, Russian and Japanese.
Disabled persons: The Palatina Gallery and the Royal Apartments are disable access Friendly
Cloakroom: Umbrellas, large bags and backpacks are to be left here by visitors
Bookshop:Two museum shops available, at the entrance and in the countryard, where you can buy guide books in various languages and art gadgets
Café: A café is available in the courtyard of the ground floor
Requested time may not be available, the museum will then confirm the closest available time to the requested one on the same date.
Florence Museum Tickets is not responsible for changes or cancellations in museum programs.
A commission charge is added to the price of the ticket for the booking. An additional fee will be added for any further booking change or modification.
The Pitti Palace was purchased in 1550 and chosen by Cosimo I de’ Medici and his wife Eleanor of Toledo as the new grand ducal residence. It was also the royal palace of other two dynasties: the House of Lorraine-Habsburg (which succeeded the Medici from 1737) and the Kings of Italy of the House of Savoy, who inhabited it from 1865.
Today the Palace is divided into four museums: on the ground floor, the Treasury of the Grand Dukes, on the first floor the Palatine Gallery and the Royal and Imperial Apartments, fourteen magnificent rooms where the Medici and Lorraine grand-ducal families used to live and the Modern Art Gallery and the Museum of Costume and Fashion on the second floor.
The Palatine Gallery and Royal and Imperial Apartments they have within them an impressive selection of masterpieces. which include important collection, including which includes the largest concentration of paintings by Raphael in the world as well as invaluable works by Titian,, Caravaggio, Rubens, Pietro da Cortona and other Italian and European masters of the Renaissance and Baroque periods. There are many rooms and galleries full of marvellous paintings and the paintings in their lavish frames entirely cover the walls of the rooms which are enriched by sculptures, vases and tables with semi-precious stone. In the “Planet Rooms ”, there are the sensational series of frescoes by Pietro da Cortona for Grand Duke of Tuscany Ferdinando II de’ Medici and every work of art is enhanced by the setting and the furnishings.Masterpieces
The Museum features a significant collection of masterpieces by Raffaello, and many Venetian works by Tiziano. It also includes the main Italian and European artists of the 16th and 17th centuries, such as Andrea del Sarto, Rosso Fiorentino, Pontormo, Bronzino, Tintoretto, Veronese, Caravaggio, Rubens, Van Dyck, Murillo and Ribera.Greatest works
Raphael, Madonna of the Grand Duke, 1504
Raphael, Portraits of Agnolo Doni and Maddalena Strozzi, 1506
Raphael, Portrait of a lady called "The Pregnant", 1505
Raphael, Madonna of the Canopy, 1507
Raphael, Portrait of Tommaso Inghirami, 1509
Raphael, Portrait of a lady called "The Veiled", 1516
Raphael, Madonna of the “Impannata”, 1513
Raphael, Madonna of the Chair, 1514
Giorgione, The Three ages of man, 1500
Titian, Concert, 1506
Titian, Portrait of Tommaso Mosti, 1520
Titian, Portrait of Ippolito de' Medici, 1532
Titian, Magdalene, 1533
Titian, Portrait of a lady called "The Beauty", 1536
Titian, Portrait of a gentleman with greyish eyes, 1550
Titian, Portrait of Pietro Aretino, 1548
Caravaggio, Sleeping Cupid, 1608
Caravaggio, Portrait of a Knight of Malta, 1608
Artemisia Gentileschi, Magdalene, 1617
Artemisia Gentileschi, Judith, 1612
Rubens, The Four philosopher, 1611
Rubens, The Three Graces, 1620
Enjoy a visit to the Palatine Gallery without stress. Make your on-line reservation in advance to get in, avoiding the long lines at the entrance.